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Water Your Family Tree

A six-class series on genealogy research and resources featuring local experts.
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Are you ready, player one?

Join us in a city-wide Pac-Man tournament for the ages! Bragging rights are on the line.
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Ready, Set, Go!

Members of our staff are running the KY Derby Festival Marathon Relay on April 19th. Help us reach our fundraising goal, and cheer us on as we train for the finish line!
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Take Classes Online

Over 500 courses, from algebra to yoga, are available through Universal Class with your Lexington Public Library account.
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Enjoy the Sounds and Spirits

Live bluegrass music by Dove Creek, hors d'oeuvres, beer and this year's featured bourbon, Blanton's! Have fun and help raise funds for your library.
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Find the egg!

Locate images hidden throughout our website, collect code words, then enter to win.
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Writing Contest

Village Branch is holding a writing contest for children in grades K-5. Tell us what the Library means to you, and enter to win a bicycle!

All library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20th for Easter.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Learners will discover how to use OverDrive, Zinio, OneClick Digital, and Freegal to check out e-magazines, stream movies, download free music and more. For PCs, tablets, and e-readers. Feel free to bring your own device.

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Saturday, April 19th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Chess Mates
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, middle school, adults
Chess Mates is a drop-in club for beginners to advanced players. Basic lessons, snacks, and pick-up games are offered. For ages 8-up.Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Saturday, April 19th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Desktop Publishing with InDesign
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Use textboxes and paragraph settings to better organize your copy and save time by using presets when creating a multi-page documents. Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Saturday, April 19th
11:00am
Saturday Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: families
A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.
Saturday, April 19th
11:00am - 11:30am
Super Saturday Storytimes
Central Library - Story Room
Age Group: families
Even if it's gloomy outside, stop by the library for some Saturday morning fun! Stories, songs and crafts! Start your weekend right!
Saturday, April 19th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lego Time
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 and up, reservations required

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
All Branches
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Central Library
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Beaumont Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Northside Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Village Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Monday, April 21st
(All day)
Attack of the Lexitron!
Central Library
Age Group: adults, high school
The Lexitron is Lexington’s premier locally-crafted arcade cabinet! Built with love by local game development group Run Jump Dev, the Lexitron features six exciting games created solely by local game developers. During the week of 4/21 through 4/27, the Lexitron will visit the...
Monday, April 21st
9:30am - 11:30am
Introduction to Photoshop
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Fix "Red-eye" and remove blemishes from portraits. Learn how to combine several images into a single photo and move parts of one photo to another and add titles and text. Prerequisite: Learn to navigate Windows 8.

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Monday, April 21st
10:30am - 12:00pm
English Class for Beginners/Clase de inglés
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: adults
English Class for Beginners/Clase de inglés
Monday, April 21st
11:00am - 11:30am
Jump Baby Jump
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: baby (1-2 years), toddler (2-3 years)
Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months. Registration required, call 231-5500.
Monday, April 21st
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Job Lab @ Central Library
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Open lab time to work on job search skills, resume or cover letter writing skills, and job applications with computer teachers present to answer questions. No reservations required. Bring complete references, job history, education, and any other information you might need for a...
Monday, April 21st
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Help/Ayuda con tarea
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, middle school, high school
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12. Please come in and sign up before 7:30pm each day, to ensure that you will receive help.
Monday, April 21st
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Monday, April 21st
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Illusionist Tyler Robertson
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: families
Tyler Robertson, illusionist, will perform close-up card trick illusions at the Village branch. The street-magician style show will be interactive fun for all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Monday, April 21st
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Boys Space
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
A safe place for young men to discuss what is on their minds while learning valuable life skills. For ages 12-18.
Monday, April 21st
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Intermediate ESL
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
These classes are offered in partnership with Bluegrass Literacy. For more information, contact the Tates Creek branch (859)231-5500.

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Monday, April 21st
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ready Player One Film Fest - WARGAMES (1983)
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: adults, high school
A small sampling of James Halliday-approved 70's and 80's movies featured heavily in this year's One Book One Bluegrass book - Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Better study up on them now - you never know when you might need them in the OASIS!
Tuesday, April 22nd
10:00am - 12:00pm
Introduction to Numbers
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn to use iWork's spreadsheet program, Numbers. We'll create spreadsheets for home and office organization.

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Tuesday, April 22nd
10:30am
Baby and Me!
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: infant (0-12 months), baby (1-2 years)
Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.
Tuesday, April 22nd
11:00am - 12:00pm
Babytime
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: infant (0-12 months)
An interactive lap-sit program designed to stimulate and encourage pre-reading skills. Age 3-12 mos
Tuesday, April 22nd
11:00am - 11:20am
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: infant (0-12 months), baby (1-2 years)
This lapsit storytime develops pre-reading skills with books, songs, finger plays, and activities, all while promoting budding social skills and child-caregiver interaction.
Tuesday, April 22nd
11:00am - 11:20am
Read and Rhyme
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Learn to love books with stories and songs. Children 5 and younger are welcome.
Tuesday, April 22nd
12:00pm - 12:20pm
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: infant (0-12 months), baby (1-2 years)
This lapsit storytime develops pre-reading skills with books, songs, finger plays, and activities, all while promoting budding social skills and child-caregiver interaction.
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